Flash Review: The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

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The Buried Giant Kazuo Ishiguro Alfred A. Knopf Release Date:  March 3, 2015 ISBN 978-0-307-27103-7 It’s the dusk of Arthurian England; an uneasy peace lies over the land.  Britons Axl and Beatrice, an elderly couple, leave their village to travel to the town where they believe their estranged son lives.  Their memories are cloudy, but [….]

LitStack Review: The Spider’s War by Daniel Abraham

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The Spider’s War Daniel Abraham Orbit Books Release Date:  March 8, 2016 ISBN 978-0-316-20405-7 In 2011, Orbit published The Dragon’s Path, the first volume of Daniel Abraham’s fantasy series “The Dagger and the Coin.”  Five years and four books later, The Spider’s War brings this superlative series to a close – and what an epic [….]

LitStack Review: The Widow’s House by Daniel Abraham

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The Widow’s House Daniel Abraham Orbit Release Date:  August 5, 2014 ISBN 978-0-316-20398-2 Book Four of “The Dagger and the Coin” series, and you can just feel the threads all being pulled taunt as we move towards a breaking point.  We’re not there yet – there is one more book yet to come, to be [….]

LitStack Review: Hero by Alethea Kontis

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Hero (The Woodcutter Sisters) Alethea Kontis Harcourt Children’s Books Release Date:  October 1, 2013 ISBN 0-5440-5677-9 Finally!  A book with a girl – well, young woman, she’s at least 16 –  who is the hero, who isn’t confused about the fact that she’s the hero.  Who doesn’t normally wear skirts and doesn’t particularly like dresses [….]